23/08/2019

No Green Cards Needed For Drivers In No-Deal Brexit

Irish drivers will not be required to have a Green Card in the event of a no-deal Brexit, it has emerged.

The internationally recognised insurance document provides proof to law enforcement agencies that a valid motor insurance policy is in place.

The Motor Insurers' Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) had cautioned that Green Cards would be required for all Irish-registered vehicles travelling in the UK, including Northern Ireland.

It has since been confirmed, however, that valid insurance discs will serve as proof of insurance when travelling across the border and further in the UK.

Green Cards would still be needed for UK-registered vehicles travelling in European Union countries in the event of a no-deal Brexit, meaning the issue remains for motorists from Northern Ireland wishing to travel in Ireland.

Many insurance companies have already began distributing the Green Cards.



(JG/CM)

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